Often revered as England’s Best-Kept Medieval Village, Lavenham ticks all the boxes. Ancient half-timbered merchants’ houses hang over winding streets, now populated with enticing gift shops and tea rooms, as well as fine restaurants such as The Great House and the 800-year-old Swan Hotel.
Hall i' th' Wood (Museum), 16th century, Bolton, a rare surviving example of a Tudor wooden framed house. The name represents "Hall in the Wood' spoken in the local regional English dialect and is pronouced as "Hollith wood"
"What I love about The French Bedroom Company is its unashamed femininity and the way the various pieces, such as the French upholstered beds, mirrors and chandeliers positively revel in their own glorious Marie Antoinette-ishness. They are also lifted out of the ordinary by a hint of quirkiness and originality that's reflected across the entire range of glamorous French beds and wooden bed frames." KATIE LAW, EVENING STANDARD